Scholars Gain from Campus Tours Thanks to FOFA
For some college-bound students, traveling to prospective schools can be financially out of the question. This fall, with support from the Friends of Foundation Academies, 48 FA scholars took a 3-day college tour of schools in Washington, DC.
The tour was a partnership with Young Scholars Institute, a non-profit learning center that provides educational, cultural, and recreational activities for students in pre-K through 12th grade.
FA College and Career Advisor Courtney Agyeman joined students on visits to Morgan State University, Howard University, Coppin State, Georgetown University and American University.
Scholars toured campuses, spoke with college admission representatives, sampled dorm food, and toured our nation's capital.
“My experience was amazing and opened me up to more college options than I previously had, said 10th grader Nelson Ruiz. “I enjoyed the tours while learning valuable information about each college. I am grateful for the opportunity to be able to see these colleges in person, some that I never knew of and am now considering. I look forward to the next trip.”
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